Archive for the ‘Middle School’ Category

RoamerMovie Premiers at the US Congress

  • Published April 23, 2016
  • By Dave Catlin

Oxon Hill Middle School Make Roamer a Star

I have visited schools all over the world.  From the poverty of South African Township schools to the richness of Newport Beach schools in California.  I have worked with teachers overwhelmed and struggling to make progress and high achieving institutes in Shanghai and Singapore.  Now and then I came across a school worthy of special mention.  Oxon Hill Middle School is such a place.

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Roamer Scratch Interface

  • Published June 5, 2015
  • By Dave Catlin and Andrew Csizmadia

You Can Now Program Roamer from Scratch

Valiant Technology started working with educational robots in 1983. In those days people used Logo to program Turtles. Now you can use Roamer ScratchX to program Roamer. In this article I explain how it makes an ideal partnership.

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Programming Classic Roamer Sensors

  • Published May 5, 1991
  • By Dave Catlin

Generally writing about sensors make the subject appear complex. Using sensors, particularly with the Roamer, is much easier than it may seem, and the more you practice, the easier it gets! Marcus Topham continues his look at Roamer Sensors. (more…)

Hazardous Spherical Objects

  • Published May 1, 1991
  • By Dave Catlin and Keith Farley-Pettman

Roamer Cleans Up Danger

Roamer may first appear in the nursery but King Edward VI School are discovering it is capable of providing exciting and challenging projects for older pupils. Head of CDT, Keith Farley-Pettman has set the problem below for his year 9 students. Their solution was published in the next issue of GO.  Here we combine both problem and solution.  This is a Classic Roamer Activity, which is still relevant and feasible with the latest Roamer. (more…)